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The University of Edinburgh’s Blind Spots in Achieving Carbon Neutrality

Despite the University of Edinburgh placing highly in the QS World University academic ranking, its sustainability ranking fell from 4th place to 15th globally when it comes to sustainability. Whilst…

University of Iowa researchers find new way to recycle e-waste

Phones are great fun until you live near the Baogang Steel and Rare Earth complex and its smouldering lake of “toxic sludge”. Rare-earth metals are the key ingredient in all…

Elon Musk: saving our cities from the future

Tesla made a profit for the first time in its chequered twelve-year history. This, by itself, is not surprising. Tech companies will often operate at a loss for years, subsisting…

What does a Biden presidency mean for U.S. climate policy?

In less than a week, America and the world bid Trump farewell and ushered in a new era with Joe Biden at the helm of the world’s most powerful position:…

Is the European Union’s Green Deal as green as it seems?

Take a look at the European Union’s (EU) Green Deal Investment Plan, on the EU Commission’s website, with its promises of reducing carbon emissions, increasing global biodiversity and contributing to…

From Plastic to Power: three new and innovative Sustainable Technologies you’ll want to know about…

It goes without saying there is a moral panic underway about the climate crisis we are currently facing. Thus, it is more important than ever to remain hopeful. Waking up…

Research has discovered that octopuses can ‘see’ with their skin

Octopodes (yes, that’s right ) are one of the most fascinating species on the planet. With three hearts, eight arms and blue blood, there are many intriguing facts about these…

Let sleeping lizards lie and dream their sweet dreams

Sleep is a big part of human lives. A healthy night’s sleep is meant to be seven to nine hours per night, making up roughly one third of our 24-hour…